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Annie recommends

The past several weeks have been so full. I’ve had multiple work trips (Minneapolis, San Francisco, Anaheim), three humongous work events, houseguests, family visits, and a particular emotional roller coaster that’s still unfolding. With each close friend that I confide in, I realize that my heart is hoping more and more for a certain outcome,…

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If you only read one thing today

… read this.

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What I “do”

I changed jobs at the beginning of the year, and have spent the last several months learning what it is that I “do.” Here is my conclusion: my job is pretty cool. I work on the marketing team for LÄRABAR, which is a brand that I was smitten with long before I was ever connected…

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Linky doodle dandy

Last week, my friend Ryan Thomas (SHOUT OUT) pointed me toward this article in the Atlantic. It’s compelling and so spot on: “Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?” As usual, I’m behind the times when it comes to popular music. Right now, I’m loving Ellie Goulding’s “Lights.” My mom is a redhead. I’m thinking about being…

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The art of the non-sad

Last week, Carmen left a comment on one of my posts that completely resonated with me: For the last 1.75 years I have eliminated all sad music from any playlist I can control and axed sad movies. Guess what. IT IS AWESOME. I am all about melancholy, but some seasons require axing all extraneous sadness.…

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An email received from Miranda last night

AP, Did you know that when you Google image search “cross clip art for kids” a picture of you comes up? Turns out. Love, Mw – – – – – – – – [She is so not lying.]

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“What is Voldamert’s purpose in life?”

Forgive me, friends – but these days, it feels next to impossible to string sentences together.  I am walking through a hard time – one of the hardest – and sometimes, it’s like a cinder block tied to my ankles, pulling me down, down, down. I am not dealing gently with myself, as I should. …

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My pretty friends

I have a few things to tell you about – not because anyone asked me to, but just because I think they’re awesome. – – – – – – – – First off, my dear friend Ginger (yes, the Ginger I met only at her own wedding) has a new website – gingerciminello.com – and…

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Tom Hanks as Animals

Do you know about this site? Please tell me you know about this site.

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Snippety snippets

Just a few things I would like to mention… Toad’s haircut Remember Toad? SHE GOT HER SUMMER HAIRCUT! She’s still the happiest little Piggy Toad on the planet. Speaking of “Toad” I saw this dead, flattened frog in the parking lot at work.  I took a picture of it.  I don’t know why. The fact…

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